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The SeaDream II sails the sea.
Yachting, Not Cruising: The Joys of Small Ship Voyages

Forget the buffet lines and crowded shore excursions in larger ships. In the vast ocean of mega-ship cruises, a refreshing current is rising: yachting, not cruising. Aboard luxurious smaller ships, discerning travelers trade mass-market experiences for tailored adventures. While behemoths cater to families, budgets, and sheer numbers, small ship voyagers seek a different wave. It’s […]

February 10, 2024
A raw vegan chocolate tart cake.
Raw Vegan Chocolate Tart Recipe from Euphoria Retreat

Are you craving a decadent treat but holding fast to your vegan and gluten-free principles? Look no further than the Raw Vegan Chocolate Tart recipe from the Euphoria Retreat in Greece! ILX Travel’s Wellness Specialist Travel Advisor Jayne Withers shares this yummy recipe. This dessert has a mix of wholesome ingredients like Medjool dates and […]

February 07, 2024
The Art Lounge in NEW Hotel Athens showing its artistic designs.
NEW Hotel Athens: An Artsy Oasis

Nestled close to the historic charm of Plaka, NEW Hotel Athens transcends the expected five-star experience. Rather than sterile grandeur, it offers a vibrant canvas of contemporary art, curated comfort, and tailored service. So, step through the doors and marvel at a design-forward haven. It’s where every corner is a feast for the senses, bursting […]

February 03, 2024
Sha Wellness Clinic, Spain
Best Wellness Retreats in 2024 – Part 3: Holistic Gems

Is your soul yearning for a sanctuary in 2024? The Best Wellness Retreats 2024 – part 3 unlocks the doors to three hidden sanctuaries. In parts 1 and 2, we journeyed through holistic wellness retreats. We also explored their unique approaches to restoring balance and vitality. Now, prepare to immerse yourself in 3 more wellness […]

January 18, 2024
An indoor pool at the Clinique La Prairie, Switzerland. One of the Best Wellness Retreats 2024. Zen
Best Wellness Retreats in 2024 – Part 2: Find Your Zen

In Part 1, we embarked on a virtual journey through some of the most breathtaking wellness retreats around the world. Now, let’s delve deeper into the unique offerings of three more havens. The best Wellness Retreats 2024 – Part 2 promises to awaken your inner wellspring of vitality. This is your invitation to step off […]

January 14, 2024
A guest exercises at the pool area of the Euphoria Retreat in Greece.
Best Wellness Retreats in 2024 – Part 1: Refresh & Recharge

The world is a busy place, and it’s easy to slip into the hustle and bustle of everyday life. But sometimes, you just need to take a step back, focus on yourself, and recharge your batteries. That’s where the Best Wellness Retreats 2024 – part 1 comes in.  2024’s most pivotal wellness retreats, ready to […]

January 11, 2024
A view of the pool suite in NOUS Santorini.
NOUS Santorini | A Tranquil Escape on a Bustling Island

Santorini is a magnet for tourists with its iconic whitewashed houses, windswept cliffs, and blue waters. But with over 2 million visitors every year, finding a peaceful haven on the island can be tricky. Meanwhile, a member of Design Hotels, the NOUS Santorini provides the perfect escape. It offers an opulent and serene retreat amidst […]

January 09, 2024
Samples of Santorini cuisine placed on a table at NOUS Hotel.
Santorini Cuisine | Food and Wine Deliciously Local

Santorini is an idyllic, iconic, and unique Greek island. It is famous for its white buildings, blue roofs, and even bluer sea. If you’re a foodie, Santorini has a greater lure. Here, we explore a little of Santorini’s cuisine. On this island, you’ll find all the Greek food staples like spanakopita, hummus, and grape leaves. […]

January 01, 2024
Arctic Expedition Gnalodden Day 9
Arctic Expedition: Gnalodden Day 9 of 9

Welcome to the grand finale of our Arctic Expedition in Gnalodden! Another special day of venturing and wonder awaited us in the stunning landscapes of Svalbard. On this memorable day, we bore witness to nature’s display at its finest. Moreover, we dove into the rich vistas and scenery offered only by the Hornsund fjord system. […]

November 08, 2023
A man takes a photo of food on his smartphone at a Filipino restaurant.
Philippines Farm-to-Table Dining Experiences

A culinary revolution is taking place in the Philippines. More and more Filipino restaurants are embracing the garden-to-plate movement. If you are planning to visit this Southeast Asian paradise, get ready to embark on a flavorful adventure. Join us as we explore the best farm-to-table dining experiences in the Philippines. Flavorful Farm-to-Table Journey: Filipino Dishes […]

November 08, 2023